By Wesley Crichlow, Janelle Joseph
This e-book demonstrates that replacement ways to felony rehabilitation achieve constructing pro-social attitudes and in enhancing psychological, actual and non secular wellbeing and fitness for early life and adults in felony and neighborhood settings. using mindfulness is highlighted as a foundational instrument of self-reflexivity, artistic expression and treatment.
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Finally, research has indicated that another way that aggression might attenuate is by intentionally meditating on empathy. In the recent book The Anatomy of Violence, Raine (2013) draws on a handful of studies on mindfulness, meditation, and aggression. Raine (2013) notes that those brain regions associated with empathy were enhanced when an individual focused on a mental state of compassion and loving kindness for others. The ability to develop empathy among those who historically have aggressive and violent behaviour is an important component in any treatment of aggression (Raine, 2013).
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Alternative Offender Rehabilitation and Social Justice: Arts and Physical Engagement in Criminal Justice and Community Settings by Wesley Crichlow, Janelle Joseph